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I'll Be There (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 13 June 2003 (UK)
An off-beat comedy about a former 80s pop star (Craig Ferguson) whose downward spiral is halted when he discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), the product of a weekend love affair.

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A washed-up 80's pop star suddenly has a new direction in life when he discovers that he has a teenage daughter, Olivia, in Cardiff, Wales. The result of a weekend affair he had back at the height of his fame produced Olivia, a newspaper delivery girl for the South Wales Echo. He arrives in the small Welsh town, unsettling the life of his ex-lover while inspiring his newfound daughter to follow in his footsteps with a musical career of her own, against the wishes of her mother. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for drug references, some sexual humor/nudity and brief language | See all certifications »

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'Craig Ferguson' was in a motorbike accident shortly after filming began. He broke several ribs and his collarbone. All scenes throughout the movie where you see him using his left hand while his right hand hangs nearly useless were done shortly after the accident when he couldn't move the right side of his body without considerable pain. See more »

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Paul Kerr: [after Digger kicks a ball wide of the goal] Maybe it's time you take up knitting.
Digger: Yeah, well maybe it's time you started the amends process, mate.
Paul Kerr: Hey, I got her pregnant and left her to raise the kid on her own. How do you make amends for that, eh?
Digger: I don't know. A nice bunch of flowers. Box of chocolates.
Paul Kerr: [sarcasticly] Flowers and a box of chocolates, why didn't I think of that? Problem solved!
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Spoofs The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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Another Girl, Another Planet
Written by Peter Perrett
Performed by The Love Rats
Produced by Budd Carr and Robert Schaper (as Bob Schaper)
Courtesy of Morgan Creek Records
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The ultimate feel-good movie and what's wrong with that?
6 November 2004 | by (Edinburgh) – See all my reviews

I must admit I really enjoyed this film. Not because it had something profound to say, but simply because it is positive and has a very amusing, Scottish 'front man'. Craig, you're braw! You really can act the rock star from the smile to the stage appearance! I was also very impressed by Church - very natural. Maybe this film could help her go far?

I watched the film with commentary since Ferguson was commentating and found it rather amusing to note that he really had had a motorbike accident (not in the way described in the film) and had broken a rib and hurt his arm. Although you don't think about it in ignorance, it does explain a few things when you know. A must-see for everyone who doesn't stick there nose up at happy film :)


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